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At UC San Diego Medical Center, CallisonRTKL designed a teaching facility that offers medical simulation training. It includes several design elements that combat infection control, such rounded corners, stepped ceilings, and encased light fixtures for easier cleaning, as well as solid surfaces with chemically bonded seams to remove gaps and cracks. Photo: Brian Henniker

   

Coronavirus | July 01, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

Caught off guard by COVID-19, healthcare systems take stock of the capacity and preparedness.

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Market Data | April 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A virtual 'city-forest' to help solve population density challenges and planning for life in cities after the pande...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will examine ways to reduce infectious threats through building designs and operations.

The Link exterior with drones

All renderings courtesy Luca Curci Architects

Sustainability | April 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will house 200,000 people.

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.

 

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Stantec’s Urban Places proposal for lively new mixed-use neighborhood in suburban Newton, Massachusetts was endorsed in a town-wide referendum that demonstrated community-wide support for “greener density.”

April 27, 2020 | Stantec Blog | David Dixon

How we can help our clients and communities transition to planning in the post-pandemic world.

Life of an Architect Podcast | April 27, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Just about every architect worth their measure develops a design process that works for them - it’s almost like a f...

April 27, 2020 | Nathan Miller |

Sure – computers today look nicer, the experience using them has improved, and we can do exponentially more with th...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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Market Data | April 27, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Colleges begin building campus eSports arenas and PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers....

FUll Sail University's Fortress eSports arena

The Fortress eSports arena at Full Sail University. Courtesy Full Sail University.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Universities are building dedicated spaces for eSport athletes to pick up the sticks.

PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers

Canada-based PCL Construction, which has focused lately on expanding its prefabrication capacity, has introduced two models for mobile COVID-19 testing centers that can be transported from factories by trailer and positioned on site by forklifts. Rendering: PCL Construction

   

Coronavirus | April 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The prefabricated boxes offer walk-up and drive-thru options.

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Codes and Standards | April 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Elastomeric respirators or powered, air-purifying respirators, and expired N95s are allowable alternatives

Market Data | April 24, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Take a virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and Construction Contractor Confidence plummets.

Market Data | April 23, 2020 | ABC

As of February 2020, fewer than 30% of contractors expected their sales to increase over the next six months.

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Architects | April 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Explore the building with Frank Lloyd Wright Trust curator David Bagnall.

 

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Codes and Standards | April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Seven Finnish companies aim to integrate all technical systems into a single platform.

Market Data | April 23, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The death of the department store and how to return to work when the time comes.

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Codes and Standards | April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some rooms being repurposed for ICU care.

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Coronavirus | April 23, 2020 | GBBN Insights |

Here are some practical, tactical considerations for reuniting.

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Coronavirus | April 22, 2020 | AIA

Largest monthly decline in billings a direct result of pandemic response.

Boingo reinvents multifamily connectivity with world’s best Wi-Fi
Multifamily Housing | April 22, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

More than 300,000 residents from 2,200 multifamily properties depend on Boingo’s “instant-on” Wi-Fi.

Market Data | April 22, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Repurposed containers can be used as rapid response airborne infection isolation rooms and virtual site visits help...

Construction activities in several sectors are expected to take a big hit this year as a result of delays and shutdowns related to the COVID-19 virus spread. Image: Pixabay

Coronavirus | April 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

[Dodge survey] Contractors girding for recession.

Market Data | April 21, 2020 | ABC

Backlog for firms working in the infrastructure segment rose by 1.3 months in February while backlog for commercial...

VT students virtual reality project

Virginia Tech students and faculty experience an on-campus construction project virtually. Courtesy Virginia Tech Shani Sharif.

Movers+Shapers | April 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Students benefit substantively from internships offered by AEC firms.

ACF units modified from existing modular pods

ACF units modified from existing modular containers. Photo: PODS.

Coronavirus | April 21, 2020 | CALLISONRTKL

CallisonRTKL and PODS collaborate on repurposed containers for ACFs

Market Data | April 21, 2020 | BD+C Editors

IoT system helps contractors keep their distance and the multifamily market flattens.

Coronavirus | April 20, 2020 | Andrew Graham, AIA, NCARB, Leo A Daly and Jason Dittrich, Director of Business Development and Marketing, Mueller Associates

As COVID-19 threatens to slow construction work, point cloud technology helps us work safer and faster.

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Multifamily Housing | April 20, 2020 | Jerry Guerra, Principal, The JAGG Group

Multifamily has consistently been one of the strongest performers among 58 submarkets measured in PSMJ Resources’ q...

Market Data | April 20, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The continent's tallest living wall and NMHC survey shows significant delays in apartment construction.

The Proximity Trace system's TraceTag can be attached to a harthat. Image: Triax Technologies

Coronavirus | April 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Triax Technologies’ wearable Proximity Trace device can be used for contact tracing.

Sandy Lish, principal of The Castle Group, a P.R. firm with expertise in helping companies formulate their internal and external messaging during stressful situations. Images: The Castle Group

Coronavirus | April 19, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Castle Group is partnering with leading health experts to help companies factor science and medicine into their...

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